TEMPO STORIES FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2002|
The Enquirer's 17th annual Wish List |
Some people are struggling with lifelong medical problems. Some have been dealt a blow by a terrible accident. Some people are old and live alone. You can help.
Designer thinks outside the box for charity|
Lori Siebert is totally boxed in, but it's OK because the boxes aren't boxes. They're art.
Ladybug lady is spotted with collectibles
Who: Claudine Shank, 88, of Greenhills, a grandmother of six who answers to the nickname Ladybug.
Covington crime watchers enjoy slow season
Crime seems to be taking a holiday in Covington, and so are the crime watchers.
You're up at 4:30 and reach the edge of the woods before daylight. The wind is high in the trees, the stars look like snags of cotton on a black velvet cape. The world looks bigger in the dark, in the woods.
KENDRICK: Alive & Well
"So," an old friend asked me not long ago, "when should you show the disability card?"
New age concert just watered world music
Saturday night's show at the Taft Theatre proved that the term new age is an umbrella for everything from Middle Eastern chants to Beatles songs to Christmas carols.
Cover girl sheds little light on `Blood'
Four stars. That's the grade Rolling Stone gave the Mary Lee's Corvette album Blood on the Tracks, one star less than the magazine awards Bob Dylan's original version.
Dickens' `Christmas Carol' raises spirits
Is it the Playhouse production of A Christmas Carol that's feeling a bit more reflective or is it me? (One of the great things about live performance is what each of us brings to our experience.)
Maestro DePriest, CSO deft, dramatic
If there was a theme at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concert on Friday morning, it was one of strength, power and over-the-top drama. There was no one better to present such a program than the irrepressible James DePreist.
DEMALINE: The arts
I've been making a list and checking it twice and by the most cautious estimate, downtown Cincinnati will welcome 2 million cultural visitors between March and December 2003.
Vote in our Arts Slogan competition
Cincinnati should be a cultural mecca in 2003, starting with a lengthy run of The Lion King and continuing through museum openings, public art project Bats Incredible!, Tall Stacks and Baseball as America and Vatican exhibits at Cincinnati Museum Center.
Ex-Ballet exec joins Prague contest
John Zurick, Cincinnati Ballet's executive director from 1998-2001, has been named executive director for the Prague International Ballet Competition. His Cincinnati-based ZQI Inc. will become the U.S. headquarters for the organization.
Holiday TV today
Go beyond gift certificates with T-shirt, sauce or yo-yo
Since eating out seems to be everybody's favorite hobby, restaurants are logical places to look for holiday presents. Gift certificates are always popular, but logo wear and packaged food from someone's favorite restaurant might also be just the thing.
Cookbooks just the recipe for holiday gifts
Still stuck on which kitchen knife or other gadget to buy for your favorite cook? Give them a cookbook instead. Here are my favorites from 2002.
Hate doing dishes? Restaurants open for Christmas
A sampling of where to eat on Christmas Day.
Trees tops for decorating|
Fir or faux, whatever tree you favor, you still need lights, ornaments, a stand. To help save time and money, here's a peek down the decorations aisles.
Music makes season special |
Buy the wrong holiday CDs and all you can do is pull a Martha Stewart and try to shred them into expensive tinsel. Spend your money wisely - we know it's tight this year - and you will have musical fuel for your Yule for years to come.
Early look at Tall Stacks 2003|
Two newcomers will join the world's largest gathering of historic riverboats, when Cincinnati's Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival recreates the steamboat era next October.
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